2018 Cairns Airport IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship Cairns and the 2018 IRONMAN 70.3
The Cairns Airport Adventure Festival Ironman Cairns event is this weekend! Make sure you plan your route to or around the events, keeping in mind the changes to road conditions in your area.
Sunday, 10 June: Access within Port Douglas will be open at all stages of the day.
As the use of public roads is required for the event, changed traffic conditions and clearways must be enforced to ensure the safety of participants and volunteers.
When planning your travel arrangements please ensure you leave plenty of time as traffic delays may occur.
The Central Hotel on Macrossan Street will feature as a Cairns Airport Live Site with a big screen, sports commentator and music on the Cairns Airport IRONMAN Cairns cycle course. Join the crowds to cheer on the competitors as they do two laps on the bike into Port Douglas. All businesses and restaurants will be open as usual on Sunday 10 June.
PORT DOUGLAS MARKETS
Are on every Sunday from 8.00am. The Sunday market will continue to operate as normal on Sunday 10 June.
COLES EXPRESS SERVICE STATION – CRAIGLIE
Business as usual with access to the station available all day Sunday 10 June via the northern entry.
BUS OPERATORS TO CAIRNS
Will operate on Sunday 10 June via the Mulligan Hwy and Kennedy Hwy and event organisers will assist where possible to ensure they move through Port Douglas as quickly as possible. Patrons are asked to allow 5-51/2 hours to get to Cairns on this day if travelling the alternate route.
CHASE THE RACE – Boat Transfers between Port Douglas & Cairns
Looking for a unique way to travel between Cairns and Port Douglas on race day? You can ‘Chase the Race’ and watch your Cairns Airport Ironman Cairns athlete at the Port Douglas cycle turn and be part of the action. The Quicksilver Group will be running boat transfers between Port Douglas and Cairns on race day, Sunday 10 June. Departing Port Douglas at 6.45am and 2.00pm and depart ing Cairns 8.45am and 4.15pm, journey time is approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes. Email Quicksliver or call 07 4044 9944 to make a reservation.
Most Importantly – GET INVOLVED!!!
Don’t miss your chance to cheer on the warriors of IRONMAN triathlon as they do battle in the Cairns Airport IRONMAN Cairns. Athletes will tackle a 3.8km swim, 180km cycle, followed by a gruelling 42.2km run.
Event organisers encourage locals and visitors to get involved and join the action at the cycle turn and Cairns Airport Live Site at Macrossan St or line the streets of Port Douglas and cheer as they cycle into town.
MORE INFORMATION: Email Ironman or call 300 761 384